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Job title: Project Officer (TRIVANDRUM-BASED CANDIDATES ONLY)

Company: Citizen Digital Foundation

Job description: FOR TRIVANDRUM-BASED CANDIDATES ONLY. PLEASE READ THE JOB DESCRIPTION BEFORE APPLYING. Company Description Citizen Digital Foundation is a non-profit organisation based in Trivandrum, Kerala, dedicated to promoting safe and responsible navigation and innovation in the digital ecosystem. CDF works to influence systems change to maximise the advantages and minimise the harms of digital technologies. CDF’s work addresses issues related to digital distraction, online child safety, attention-harvesting, subconscious behaviour manipulation, mis/disinformation, polarisation, and teenage mental health crisis. Role Description This is a full time on-site role of a Project Officer at Citizen Digital Foundation. The role requires developing and managing strategic and tactical projects, fundraising initiatives and outreaches for collaborations with key entities that align with CDF’s mission and goals. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in developing and executing projects and partnerships, as well as strong relationship-building and communication skills. Responsibilities Work with the founding team to determine short-term and long-term strategic and tactical programme plans and lead the implementation. Autonomously own and drive multiple CDF programmes – including research, conceptualisation, planning, communications, stakeholder management, implementation, and documentation of projects from end to end. Interact with and initiate community building and allied initiatives. Reach out, partner with coordinate with diverse stakeholders – NGOs, educational institutions, government bodies, businesses – to further expand CDF’s programmes. Design and drive fundraising initiatives and manage communications. Understand and comply with legal and regulatory requirements in creating, maintaining and updating documents that track the progress and delivery of programmes. Stay up to date with developments in the digital technologies space and their interactions with society. Consistently strive to deliver towards CDF’s goals and commitment to the society. Qualifications A Master’s degree 4-5 years’ experience in the social sector or educational institutions, developing and executing projects. Good command over English and Malayalam. Excellent organisational & communication skills. High levels of resourcefulness and enterprise. Exceptional networking and persuasion skills. Excellent tech proficiency, and quick adaptability at learning new software skills. Proficiency in Canva, Notion, project management tools like Whimsical/Monday/Meister/Trello etc is preferable. Self-motivated, proactive, solutions-driven and a growth mindset. Salary: Upto 5 LPA

Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Job date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 23:48:15 GMT